Dina was born in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. Her parents immigrated to Canada from Italy, her father from Belluno in northern Italy and her mother from Campobasso in central Italy. The youngest of four children, Dina attended International Top Models modeling agency when she was only twelve years old.
When she was sixteen she was scouted by a talent agent from Osaka Japan with Era Fashion. She spent two months in Osaka during her summer break from high school. The following years she returned to Osaka with two different agencies, the Cosmopolitan Agency and then Tokyo Yoshie Inc. She also instructed at International Top Models when she returned from Tokyo to Canada. After graduating from high school Dina decided to return to Japan to work full time where she became very popular and very busy! She changed agencies once again, but remained with Gallery Inc. in Tokyo for twenty years. She worked in high level jobs in Tokyo, doing every type of commercial job possible including catalogues, commercials, fashion magazines and ads for companies like L’Oréal, Kao, Nissan, Toyota, and Shiseido. Dina appeared in movies and hosted her own television show teaching English called Academy a Word. In the course of working with Gallery Inc. Dina has worked on locations in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guam, Saipan and Malaysia.
Dina returned to Canada in 2010 and joined Models International Management. In 2013 she joined a Montreal agency, SPECS Model Management returning to her modelling and acting career. With SPECS she did commercial video work with corporate companies such as Sports Experts, Giant Tiger, and Laura Canada and appeared in fashion magazines and fashion shows. In November of 2014 Dina became involved with Bellini International Talent Agency in Montreal with agent Maria Morella. Since then she has advanced her career as an actor and model securing contracts with Vichy Cosmetics including the packaging nationally in Canada and Colgate which has aired in the US and Canada. She is a full ACTRA member and has recently started to be represented in the US with ENCOMPASS ARTS’ agent Kathy Olsen.